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  • LONDON (1/20/12)--A new cooperatives bill in Britain would make it easier for the nation's residents to set up and manage cooperative businesses, said U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday during a speech in London. Addressing popular capitalism, Cameron noted that the government wants to encourage different capitalism models where employees have a more direct stake in the success of their companies.  If people have a stake in their business, they will support its growth and share its success, Cameron said. The bill would consolidate and streamline the current law on cooperatives, which he said is "outdated."  Cooperatives are a "vital branch of popular capitalism," he said.  2012 has been designated by the United Nations as the International Year of the Cooperative …


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